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Director of Product Engineering - Fire Safety

  • Parsippany, USA

Job description

Are you ready to lead a team of highly motivated and talented Smart Infrastructure engineers, developing Fire Safety products that save lives?

We know that a business only thrives if our people are growing. That’s why we always put our people first. Our global and diverse team would be happy to support you and challenge you to grow in many ways. Who knows where our joint journey will take you?

Create a better tomorrow with us!

Siemens Smart Infrastructure intelligently connects energy systems, buildings, and industries. We help our customers to thrive, communities to progress and support sustainable development to protect our planet for the next generation.

As a pioneer in the building industry Siemens Building Products (BP) changed how people live and work in buildings by connecting the digital and the physical world. With building management software, cloud applications, room automation and HVAC devices & controls to fire safety and security we help our customers as a trusted advisor to make buildings safe, healthy, productive, and sustainable places.

You’ll make an impact by:

  • Leading a passionate team of Fire Safety product development managers who are responsible for software development, hardware development, system tests, project management, regulatory compliance, and system architectures for modern Fire Safety products.
  • You will part of a team of like-minded leaders developing Fire Safety products in Fire Safety UL Headquarters in Parsippany, NJ.
  • Collaborating with other global locations in building the future platform for Fire Safety products.


  • Develop and implement the engineering department's strategic vision, goals, and objectives in alignment with the company's overall strategy.
  • Supervise the planning, execution, and delivery of engineering projects, ensuring they are completed within budget and on schedule.
  • Allocate resources and manage project risks to ensure successful outcomes.
  • Monitor project progress, identify bottlenecks, and implement corrective measures as needed.
  • Lead and inspire a team of engineers, providing guidance, mentorship, and support.
  • Act as a role model and evangelist for modern product development practices (software and hardware).
  • Collaborate with other departments to align engineering efforts with business priorities and ensure cross-functional collaboration.
  • Recruit, hire, train, and retain top engineering talent.
  • Set performance expectations, conduct periodic performance evaluations, and provide constructive feedback to team members.
  • Foster a collaborative and inclusive work environment that promotes teamwork, creativity, and personal growth.
  • Foster a culture of technical excellence, encouraging collaboration, and facilitating professional development.
  • Collaborate with executive management and other partners to understand business requirements and translate them into engineering initiatives.
  • Communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders, presenting technical concepts and project updates in a clear and concise manner.
  • Represent the engineering department in meetings, conferences, and industry events.

Your Success is grounded in:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science or engineering or a related field.
  • At least 10 years of experience in software development with strong understanding of all aspects of the software development lifecycle
  • 3-5 years of proven experience in leading teams in a managerial capacity
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent leadership and management skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire teams
  • Experience working with teams from different cultures and backgrounds
  • Travel required for 5% of time for alignment with global partners.
  • Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants shall not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Advanced technical degrees and relevant certifications
  • Hands-on experience with the SAFe Framework
  • Industrial automation / IoT / Cloud experience
  • Experience with hardware engineering

We offer you:

Siemens offers a variety of health and wellness benefits to employees. Details regarding our benefits can be found here:

The pay range for this position is $138,100 TMR low – $236,800 TMR high and the annual incentive target that will be based on the position level. The actual wage offered may be lower or higher depending on budget and candidate experience, knowledge, skills, qualifications, and premium geographic location.

At Siemens, we value diversity as the inclusion of and collaboration of different thinking, background, experience, expertise and individual qualities across all organization levels and dimensions. We encourage and support our employees to develop their personal skills and strengths, regardless of gender identity, nationality, age, religious beliefs etc... We believe diversity strengthens our innovative capacity, fuels the potential of Siemens’ employees, and thereby directly contributes to our business success.

We value your unique identity and perspective and are fully committed to providing equitable opportunities and building a workplace that reflects the diversity of society. Come bring your authentic self and create a better tomorrow with us.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, order of protection status, protected veteran or military status, or an unfavorable discharge from military service, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

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